Lot 350
  • 350

A RARE VICTORIAN NOVELTY RHINOCERUS BOX, J.S. BERESFORD, LONDON, 1879 |

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
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Description

  • 10.8cm., 4┬╝in. long
finely cast and modelled as an Indian rhinoceros, hinged saddle, gilt interior

Condition

Clearly marked inside the cover with makers mark, lion passant, and date letter only. Fully marked to back rear foot. Very nice gauge. Finely modelled. Good condition.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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